Recreational Marijuana

Portland City Council Approves Recreational Marijuana Tax

Portland City Council Approves Recreational Marijuana Tax

The Portland, OR city council voted unanimously on Wednesday to move forward with a 10% tax on recreational marijuana.  They also voted to discard a proposed 5% tax on...
Majority of Delaware Voters Want to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Majority of Delaware Voters Want to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

A new University of Delaware poll found that 56% of Delaware voters support the legalization of recreational marijuana. 73% of liberals supported marijuana legalization, while 39.2% of conservatives supported...
Colorado Police Warning Trick Or Treaters About Marijuana-Infused Candies

Colorado Police Warning Trick Or Treaters About Marijuana-Infused Candies

The Denver Police Department is warning parents of trick or treaters to look out for marijuana-infused candies.  Police have released an informational video in anticipation of the first Halloween...
Arizona Lawmaker Hopes to Legalize Marijuana Before Voter Measure

Arizona Lawmaker Hopes to Legalize Marijuana Before Voter Measure

Arizona Representative Ethan Orr of Tuscon plans to introduce a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana next year.  A voter-based measure it already set for 2016 in Arizona, but Orr...
Colorado Recreational Marijuana Sales Grow 10% in August

Colorado Recreational Marijuana Sales Grow 10% in August

A new report released Thursday by the Colorado Department of Revenue shows that recreational marijuana sales saw a 10% increase in the month of August. In August alone, customers...
Canada’s Largest Addiction Treatment Center Calls For Marijuana Legalization

Canada’s Largest Addiction Treatment Center Calls For Marijuana Legalization

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada’s largest mental health and addiction treatment and research center is calling for marijuana legalization. The CAMH released a policy statement on...
DC May Seal Criminal Records For Non-Violent Marijuana Crimes

DC May Seal Criminal Records For Non-Violent Marijuana Crimes

Earlier this year the Washington DC city council voted to decriminalize possession of under an ounce of marijuana.  Now, Councilmember David Grosso has introduced a new bill that would...
Colorado Governor Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

Colorado Governor Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

Ten months after Colorado’s recreational marijuana program went into effect, Governor John Hickenlooper is now calling marijuana legalization “reckless.” Hickenlooper said during a debate Monday, “I’m not saying it...
Philadelphia Officially Decriminalizes Marijuana

Philadelphia Officially Decriminalizes Marijuana

Philadelphia has become the largest US city to decriminalize marijuana, with Mayor Michael Nutter signing an ordinance Wednesday to decriminalize possession of up to 30 grams of marijuana. “I...
Advocates File Marijuana Ballot Initiative in Mississippi

Advocates File Marijuana Ballot Initiative in Mississippi

Mississippi For Cannabis has filed a ballot initiative seeking to legalize marijuana in the state.  The group hopes to get the initiative onto the November 2016 election ballot. The...